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  • ** FILE ** Gere, a 14-week-old white German shepherd, checks out the horses as young riders waiting to compete in dressage at the 4-H competition on the first full day of the Burlington County Farm Fair Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Springfield Township, N.J. At left is Hannah Schuessler, 14, atop E.C. Sonny Scampi, and Alyssa Harris, 16, is at right, riding Oakies Joy. (AP Photo/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Tom Gralish)

    Summer camp for 1 percenters: Sushi, limos and shopping at FAO Schwarz

    Forget roughing it. Summer camp for the rich and elite is more like an elongated luxury vacation that includes chauffeur-driven tours through New York City with stops for shopping at select and elite stores.

  • This undated family photo provided by the National Action Network, Saturday, July 19, 2014, shows Eric Garner. Garner was confronted by police trying to arrest him on suspicion of selling untaxed, loose cigarettes on a Staten Island sidewalk, authorities said. The 6-foot-3, 350-pound Garner became irate, denying the charges and refusing to be handcuffed before one of the officers placed him in what Police Commissioner William Bratton said appeared to be a chokehold, according to partial video of the encounter obtained by the New York Daily News. (AP Photo/Family photo via National Action Network)

    'Modified duty' for medics after fatal NYC arrest

    Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold have been placed on "modified duty" and barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said Sunday.

  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 12, 2013, file photo, actor Alec Baldwin leaves court in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Alec Baldwin in talks to play Rob Ford-like mayor in new NBC drama

    Alec Baldwin is in talks to play a new leading man character in a drama series with NBC Productions — a Rob Ford-like mayor who fights personal demons and addictions while serving as the lead executive of New York City.

  • Chinese recycling magnate Chen Guangbiao served up a fancy lunch to hundreds of homeless New Yorkers at a Central Park restaurant and serenaded them with "We are the World." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Trumpeting charity sounds sour note

  • Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Sgt. Mary Herrera, tenor Anthony Kearns, and Kirsten Fedewa of Kirsten Fedewa & Associates (from left) pose during the 239th United States Army Birthday Gala in New York on June 12.
(Courtesy of Kirsten Fedewa & Associates LLC/Mikki L. Sprenkle, photographer of the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army)

    FEDEWA: A salute to Army Gen. Odierno

    On June 14, the United States Army celebrated its 239th anniversary with a week of worldwide "birthday" parties. In conjunction with this celebration, U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Raymond T. Odierno was Special Military Guest of Honor at the 239th United States Army Birthday Gala in New York City on June 12.

  • New York archdiocese receives three new auxiliary bishops

    Pope Francis on Saturday appointed three auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of New York, including one priest who ministered at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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  • WRVO, WBFO, WENY win top AP New York state awards

    Public radio stations WRVO in Oswego and WBFO in Buffalo and Elmira's WENY-TV have won the top awards in the New York State Associated Press Association's annual news awards competition.

  • Transit agency reforms announcement is canceled

    New York and New Jersey state lawmakers were planning to unveil proposals for reforms to the agency that runs the George Washington Bridge, but canceled their announcement Friday, saying they weren't ready yet.

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